The European Union must make full use of its huge potential outside its borders if it is to meet the expectations of its own citizens, and this is the main goal of the EU Global Strategy for Foreign and Security Policy, High Representative Federica Mogherini said in a keynote speech in Stockholm.
Autor: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 11/10/2016
The universal abolition of the death penalty is one of the core objectives of the European Union in the field of Human Rights. Despite long-term improvements regarding the abolitionist cause – there are now 141 formally or nominally abolitionist states – the balance of the year 2015 is somewhat
Autor: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 10/10/2016
The 33rd session of the Human Rights Council ("HRC33") concluded today in Geneva, after three weeks of intense work. Active across the board, the European Union participated in plenary debates as well as interactive dialogues and other fora. The EU successfully led a resolution
Autor: Press and information team of the Delegation to the UN in Geneva - Publication date: 30/09/2016
Autor: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 27/09/2016
What is the meaning of democracy today, how it can be adapted to changes in our societies and how can we pass on a democratic culture to future generations? These are some of the topics to be debated at a conference co-organised by the EEAS on 28 September in the European Parliament.
Autor: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 27/09/2016
The EU Delegation to the UN in Geneva jointly with the Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief and the World Council of Churches organised today an event on "Religion and Religious Freedom in International Diplomacy". The aim of the event was to address the role of religious
Autor: Press and information team of the Delegation to the UN in Geneva - Publication date: 23/09/2016
On the occasion of celebrating the Durban Declaration's fifteen years of existence since it was introduced at the World Conference against Racism in 2001, a side-event to the 33rd Session of the Human Rights Council was organised by the EU Delegation to the UN in Geneva, the Permanent Missions
Autor: Press and information team of the Delegation to the UN in Geneva - Publication date: 16/09/2016
The upcoming session of the Human Rights Council (HRC33) will once again be an opportunity for the international community to address and respond to human rights violations and abuses worldwide. Against the background of increased challenges to the global human rights aquis, the EU, working in close
Autor: Press and information team of the Delegation to the UN in Geneva - Publication date: 12/09/2016